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Kampala World Cross Country LOC launched

Kampala World Cross Country LOC launched

The government has promised financial and moral support towards the country’s hosting the IAAF World Cross Country Championship Kampala 2017 at Kololo Independence Grounds in Uganda in March (April 19,2016).

The country’s Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi made the promise as he launched the Local Organising Committee (LOC) at the National Sports headquarters in Lugogo. “We are proud that Uganda was picked to host this event and we shall make sure that we allocate all the resources required to put up a successful championship," said Ssekandi. 

The vice president launched both the LOC and the  Kampala 2017 Board with the minister of education and sports chairing the board while  state sports minister will chair the LOC meetings.

Other notable members on the Committee include KCCA Executive Director Jennifer Musisi, UBC, MTN Uganda and The New Vision Chief Executive Officers and the Uganda Athletics Federation chairman.